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Juniperus communis

Juniperus communis

Juniperus communis L. Engl.: juniper, common juniper, ground juniper. Deu.: Wacholder, Heide-Wacholder, Krammetsstrauch, Kranewittbeere, Reckholder, Räucherstrauch. Suom.: kataja, kotikataja, lapinkataja, metsäkataja. Sven.: en, enbuske, fjäll-en, vanlig en. Fran.: genévrier commun, genève, genièvre. Ital.: genepro. Pharm.: oleum baccae juniperi, oleum fructus juniperi. Bot. syn.: Juniperus alpina (Sm.) S. F. Gray, Juniperus canadensis Lodd. ex Burgsd., Juniperus depressa (Pursh) Raf., Juniperus nana Willd.,, Juniperus sibirica Burgsd.

Juniperus L. Kataja. En.

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Vanhoja tekstejä: Flora Fennica. Suomen Kasvio, 1866.

Photo: Juniperus communis 13.

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A piece of wood, and sifted sawdust. Vuokatti, Finland. Processed. 2006-09-19.

Frozen syrup.

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Henriette's herbal blog: Come and listen to the story of a syrup long ago.

Juniper salmon.

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Henriette's herbal blog: All you need is a fresh salmon and some juniper twigs.

Great herbal anti-stinker.

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Henriette's herbal blog: We made deodorant powders last week.

Using juniper berries.

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Henriette's herbal blog: You can chew a berry, you can make a berry tea, you can make a berry tincture ...

Picking juniper berries.

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Henriette's herbal blog: Sharp needle-leaves and ripe berries that fall off at the drop of a pin...

Photo: Juniperus communis 12.

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Branches with green berries. Liljendal, Finland. Wild. 2004-08-20.

Photo: Juniperus communis 11.

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Branches with green berries. Liljendal, Finland. Wild. 2004-08-20.

Photo: Juniperus communis 9.

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Branch with berries. Liljendal, Finland. Wild. 2002-04-13.

Photo: Juniperus communis 8.

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Two different growth-forms side by side. Liljendal, Finland. Wild. 2002-04-13.

Photo: Juniperus communis 10.

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Two different growth forms side by side. Liljendal, Finland. Wild. 2002-04-13.

Photo: Juniperus communis 7.

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Two bushes side by side, two different growth forms. Liljendal, Finland. Wild. 2001-07-08.

Photo: Juniperus communis 6.

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Two bushes side by side, two different growth forms. Liljendal, Finland. Wild. 2001-07-08.

Photo: Juniperus communis 5.

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Branch in fruit. Liljendal, Finland. Wild. 1999-08-14.

Photo: Juniperus communis 4.

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Pretty normal-size bush, with heather (Calluna vulgaris) in front. Liljendal, Finland. Wild. 1998-08-01.

Photo: Juniperus communis 3.

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ssp. nana. Closeup of branches with ripe blue berries, arctic growth habit. Levi, Finland. Wild. 1997-08-01.

Photo: Juniperus communis 2.

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ssp. nana. Closeup of branches with green berries, arctic growth habit. Levi, Finland. Wild. 1997-08-01.

Photo: Juniperus communis 1.

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ssp. nana. Bush in berry, arctic growth habit. Levi, Finland. Wild. 1997-08-01.

Photo: Juniperus communis.

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This peculiar bush or tree has a two- to three-year cycle of flowers (that are next to invisible), green berries, and blue berries. Nice scent to the wood, which is about as hard and resilient as ocotillo sticks. Liljendal, Finland. Wild. 1992-08-01.

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